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It Costs to Be President - ASSOCIATION COPY by Stoddard, Henry L

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938. A 1938 Christmas gift from Will H. Hays to his son Will H. Hays Jr.(Bill). Will H. Hays managed Warren G. Hardings successful campaign for the Presidency of the U.S. and was subsequently appointed Postmaster General.…

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Foundation Trilogy SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ( Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation ) by Asimov, Isaac

New York: Gnome Press, 1951. An exceptional and RARE set, all three books having been SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR Isaac Asimov to the same lady in the most intriguing and charming manner - "Foundation" SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "For Laura Jea…

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The Castle Tournament ; A Pop-Up Book by Kubasta, V.(oitech), Illustrator

London: Bancroft & Co., Ltd., 1961. 8 page story with castle pop-up at rear. Very Good, text separating at lower staple, prior owner name bottom corner rear cover. The castle pop-up is Fine. A SCARCE title from the renowned Czech illustrator Voitech K…

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The Widow Lerouge. Other Peoples Money. The Honor of the Name ( Bindings, Fine - Vauthain ) by Gaboriau, Emile

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Three volumes finely bound in half yellow morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt floral decorations and lettering, marbled end papers, top edges gilt, ribbon markers, bindings signed "Vauthain&qu…

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The HOLY BIBLE: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues, with Cruden's Complete Concordance ,...Comprehensive Bible Dictionary ...2000 Illustrative Engravings on Steel, Wood, and in Colors by Rev. Alfred Nevin, Rev. John Eadie, et al

Philadelphia/ Columbus, Ohio : Bradley Garretson & Co./ Wm. Garretson & Co. , 1882. Ornately bound in full deeply embossed calf with ornate gilt decorations front and back covers, lavishly gilt decorated back, moire silk end papers, all edges gil…

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Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ by Wallace, Lew

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1880. SCARCE. True First Edition, in publisher's cadet blue-gray cloth with floral decorations on the front cover, spine, and back cover, most likely issued in an edition of only 1000 copies. In addition to …

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The Story of the Other Wise Man by Van Dyke, Henry

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1895. SCARCE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "Inscribed with best wishes, Henry Van Dyke, Dec. 13, 1922". Very Good Minus, front hinge cracked, cloth covers rubbed and soiled, small …

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THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING SERIES. Little Black Sambo; The Night Before Christmas; the Story of Peter Rabbit; Fairy Tales from Grimm; Fairy Tales from Andersen; Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty by BAUM, L. FRANK; POTTER, BEATRIX; ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN; BROTHERS GRIMM; BANNERMAN, HELEN

Chicago: Reilly & Britton,, 1911. Six Volumes, 32mo, 4" h x 3" w. The Night Before Christmas dated 1905, the rest, 1911. Bound in original red paper covered boards with pictorial paste downs to front covers that are surrounded by a stamped d…

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Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls, or War on the White Slave Trade by Bell, Ernest A

(Chicago): G. S. Ball , 1910. Bound in contemporary half crushed morocco over marbled boards, marbled edges. Very Good, edges of boards rubbed, front hinge just starting approx. top 1". 481 p., [32] p. of plates. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very G…

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes by Gibbon, Edward

London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Caddell, Jun. And W. Davies, in the Strand , 1797. The complete twelve volume set of Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", the "New Edition", published 1797. With engraved frontispi…

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Mickey Mouse in TOUCHDOWN MICKEY: Serigraph Movie Poster by DISNEY, Walt

Chicago: Circle Fine Art Corp. High color fine art serigraph from the original 1932 Walt Disney movie poster, 7 colors, 22 1/2"w x 31"h, Near Fine, faint creases at edges. A poster well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mai…

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Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hagedorn, Hermann

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1921. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end page, and SCARCE THUS. Very Good in the original publisher's red cloth, gilt title at spine, cloth rubbed, end pages uniformly darkened, prior owner book plate and stamps fron…

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James and the Giant Peach; A Children's Story by Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, Second Isssue, with Bound by The Book Press, New York at colophon page. Fine in bright red cloth, in Near Fine dust jacket, small spot of soil front cover, price on jacket flap of $3.95 inked out with inked…

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Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy by Alcott, Louisa M

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1870. 341 pages with 10 pages publisher's ads, price for the 2 volume Little Women set at terminal page $3.00. Title page states "with iIllustrations" and dated 1870, copyright page dated 1868. In terra cotta cloth …

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Pablo Picasso by D'Ors, Eugenio

Paris and New York: Editions des Chroniques du Jour and E. Weyhe, 1930. #845 of an edition of 1200 copies, of which 550 (51-600 ) constitute the edition in French, and 650 ( 601-1250 ) the edition in English, this being one of the English copies printed f…

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